SNOOKER South West trio head to Theatre of dreams

A trio of South Western raiders will head for the Crucible Theatre this week for the World Snooker Championships.

Two of them – 24 year old Devonian Sam Baird and Gloucester 21-year-old Jack Lisowski – will be making their debut at the game's most iconic venue after final qualifying.

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SNOOKER Baird, Likowski & Milkins in world frame

Devon's Sam Baird and Gloucester's Jack Lisowski will be among 10 professionals bidding for a debut appearance at snooker's most famous venue.

Baird and Lisowski have battled through to the final qualifying round of the 2013 World Championships and are one win away from a trip to Sheffield's iconic Crucible Theatre.

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BAIRD AND MILKINS THROUGH TO WORLD OPEN

Devon's rising snooker star Sam Baird qualified for a ranking event venue for the first time by rallying from 3-1 down to beat world no 17 Mark Davis 5-4 in the 2012 Haikou World Open qualifiers in Sheffield.

Davis made a 137 to go 3-1 ahead but then lost four of the next five frames as 23-year-old Baird registered breaks of 63, 68, 55 and 75.

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MILKINS BEATS SNOOKER WORLD CHAMPION

Gloucester snooker ace Rob Milkins scored the best win of his 11-year professional career today, beating world champion John Higgins 5-3 to reach the 2012 Haikou World Open semi finals in China.

He will now face fellow West Country man, Stephen Lee of Trowbridge, who beat Graeme Dott 5-1.

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SNOOKER: BAIRD BREEZES PAST WHIRLWIND

Devon snooker ace Sam Baird beat Jimmy White 5-1 in the 2012 Haikou World Open qualifiers at the Academy, Sheffield to set up a morning meeting with world no 17 Mark Davis tomorrow (1000).

Baird, 23, from Stenhill near Cullompton admitted he is looking forward to meeting Davis – from Sussex - after despatching world no 47 White with breaks of 64, 113 and 82 in today’s third qualifying round.

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MILKINS AND LEE IN LAST EIGHT

Gloucester snooker ace Rob Milkins will meet reigning world champion John Higgins in tomorrow’s Haikou World Open in China.

Milkins – who is 36 next Tuesday – overcame wild card Jin Long 5-2 and now faces Higgins, who beat Jamie Cope 5-0.

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